Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce

Luunappi – Stories, Music and Poems for Kids and Families

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Luunappi is a Finnish term for a snappy sound to the ear. Luunappi also means an afternoon of snappy music, poems and stories for kids and families on Sunday, March 11, 2 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Arts Center , 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Leelanau County musicians and raconteurs Norm Wheeler and Pat Niemisto will

Free

National Youth Art Month Exhibit

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

March is national Youth Art Month. The Glen Arbor Arts Center celebrates the work of young creatives with an exhibition by Glen Lake Elementary School sixth graders taught by Leah Lawson, Glen Lake Elementary art teacher, and the GAAC’s After School Art kids led by instructor Sarah Cheek-Toomey. The show runs from March 1 - 23. Started in 1961

Free

New Gallery/New Work GAAA

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Art Association inaugurates its new gallery and exhibitions space with “New Gallery/New Work,” on Friday, January 12, 2018, 6-8 p.m. A reception to open the exhibition begins at 6 p.m. “New Gallery/New Work” is an invitational show that showcases the work of 25 visual artists from Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Manistee counties. Exhibitors were

Free

Carol C Spaulding leads Messing around with Paint

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

In tandem with the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s “In Bloom” exhibition, April 6 - May 17, the GAAC offers a flower-focused painting workshop at the GAAC, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. “In Bloom” exhibitor Carol C. Spaulding leads “Messing Around With Paint,” Saturday, April 7, 10 am - 3 pm. The cost is $70/GAAC members, and $85/non-GAAC

$70 – $85

Mostly Music: Trio Jazz Volume 1

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Trio Jazz Volume 1, a closer look at jazz and the popular songs that make up our national songbook, is the next installment of the Glen Arbor Art Association’s “Mostly Music” series, Sunday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. at the Leelanau School Dining Hall in Glen Arbor. Tickets are $12, and available at the door or

$12.00

Plein Air Reception And Wet Painting Sale

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Participating artists in the Paint Out return their completed works ready for display to the Glen Arbor Art Association late in the day for a juried exhibit and “wet painting” sale and reception. Our Guest juror will award three cash prizes. A fourth prize, the People’s Choice Award, is determined by popular vote at the

$10

Art Classes for Children

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor Art Association’s Young People’s Art Studio focuses on the creative potential of all and are designed to provide the basics of art learning and to encourage the development of young artists. Our teachers are artists themselves and love to bring out the natural creativity of young people.

New Views – A Storm of Art

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

New Views: A Storm of Art opens June 10 at the Glen Arbor Art Association, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. An artist’s reception opens the show at 6 p.m. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. The juried exhibition – created in response to the Aug. 2, 2015 wind and hail storm – interprets,

Talk About Art: Painter Lauren Everett Finn

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Honor, Michigan, painter Lauren Everett Finn set a goal of painting 100 flower bouquets in 2016. She saw the project as a way to challenge herself by imposing limits on her subject matter. Finn discusses this project at the next “Talk About Art” interview, Sunday, March 20, 2 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Art Association,

Free

June 2015 | Glen Arbor Walkabout + Chamber Meeting

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Please join us for a village walkabout around Glen Arbor on Tuesday June 9th starting at 4pm! After the walkabout, we will end up at the GAAA (Glen Arbor Art Association) for a our social hour and meeting at 5:30pm.

FREE

Artist-in-Residence Talk: Musician Matthew Tropman

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Art Association (GAAA) kicks off its 14th season of artist-in-residence talks May 14, 7:30 p.m. at the GAAA, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Musician Matthew Tropman, one of seven artists who will participate in GAAA’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program, will talk about his residency.   Tropman, a Michigan native now living

Free

Talk About Art: Contemporary Painter E.J. Fitzpatrick

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor

Contemporary painter E.J. Fitzpatrick is the next “Talk About Art” interview April 30, 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Art Association, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor.   Fitzpatrick marries the intuitive and the planned into a working model for her abstract work. The Northport artist has developed a vocabulary of abstract imagery with which

Free

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